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Front Lounge

33-34 Parliament Street, Dublin, Ireland (South City Centre)
1-670 4112
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Ranked #840 of 1,804 restaurants in Dublin
Neighborhood: South City Centre
Most recent review
- Jul 14, 2014
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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79% Recommend
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Good atmosphere compared to other gay bars, lots of comfy seating at the front with a separate bar and louder music towards the back. There is a good ratio of men and women and it is not pretentious, just laid back and friendly. Good service from most of the bar staff, but there were a couple of occasions at the... More

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Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

First time ever to this bar and was greeted by very friendly staff from doormen to the service staff. It is very clean and the atmosphere was buzzing. Great DJ playing great music. However when if is busy it is hectic and floor was sticky with drink the second night I went back to it, Will definitely go back and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Unfortunately the gay pub scene in Dublin is small, and Front Lounge is definitely taking advantage of their position in a captive market. The cocktails are terrible, and when making a long island iced tea for example, the staff tend to use a generic bottle of clear liquid, which could be anything and top it off with sour mix. It... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The Front Lounge is a well established trendy pub in Temple Bar in Dublin. We were there for lunch and the food was great and very good value. We had soup and sandwiches which were great. Its a big bar so it wasn't crowded and we were able to have a very pleasant conversation. We've been there at weekends too... More

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Front lounge has a nice friendly atmosphere with helpful staff. It's often busy on the weekends with little seating but nice spot

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

Was there last night, lovely and quiet. Very friendly and nice atmosphere. Def like to go back. Highly recommend

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

very crowded on Sat nights - not good if you like to enjoy your drinks instead of wearing them - quite pushy area - not relaxing at all

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Ayr, Ayrshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Very nice lounge bar. Friendly, spacious and relaxing. Comfy couches. Good location. Well worth a visit if you are looking for a gay bar.

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ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

have visited here plenty of time i love it there. its generally know as a gay bar but everyone meets up there, the staff are very friendly and helpful and prices are not too bad considering your drinking in Dublin, i would definitely go back again

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Richmond, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

A great pub right around the corner from our hotel in Temple Bar:) They have karaoke on Tuesday nights hosted by the delightful and enchanting April...shes a peach:) Drinks were great and this place is incredibly clean...loved it! Though, you can only sing one song as the list is long...so make it count!!

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